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Jackie Taylor, General Presbyter

My primary focus is to provide leadership to the presbytery in refining how our time, talents and resources support our vision in addition to the ongoing responsibilities of insuring that the decisions of our presbytery are implemented through our various groups and supervision of our staff. 410.433.2012 ext.107


John "Jack" Carlson

As Stated Clerk, my duties include maintaining the minutes of Presbytery; serving as conduit for official communication among governing bodies; overseeing Investigating Committees & Administrative Commissions; and working with the Gathering Team. I also provide ecclesiastical advice, counsel and education to the Moderator, the Presbytery, its agencies and congregations, and their members. 410.433.2012 ext.104


Mary Gaut, Deputy Stated Clerk   

As Deputy Stated Clerk, I serve as Parliamentarian, maintain the rolls of the Presbytery and prepare statistical reports for higher governing bodies. I oversee the Annual Statistical Report process; serve on the Committee on Administration; and staff the Property and Loan Commission and the Nominating Committee. I also undertake other duties and responsibilities of the Stated Clerk when the Stated Clerk is unavailable and I share the responsibility for review of Session Records and training for Session Clerks.


Debbie Schmidt, Associate for Spiritual Leader Development

I wear two hats in the presbytery working with the Commission on Spiritual Leader Development to provide resources on spiritual formation and on leadership issues for churches and ministry groups. We offer prayer and spirituality resources, leader training, and networking with leaders from other churches. I also serve as the staff coach for the Bay Area Disciples (BAD) Ministry Group – primarily, our churches in Ann Arundel County. 410.433.2012 ext.150


Susan Krehbiel, Social Advocacy Consultant Congregational Advocacy

I serve as a resource for ministry groups, partnerships, congregations and ad hoc groups or task forces within the Presbytery and facilitate shared learning around common concerns for social justice.  My current focus is to support efforts within the Presbytery to promote racial justice and reconciliation among its churches and with their communities.  My telephone number is 410.433.2012 ext.151


Wanda Morgan, Office Administrator/ Dir. of Events & Services

My responsibilities include serving as office manager; providing staff support for the General Presbyter, Associate General Presbyter and Stated Clerk; assisting with planning events, obtaining caterers for meals; and maintaining the Presbytery Calendar. 410.433.2012 ext.108


Deborah Greene, Director of Communications                  

I am responsible for conveying the vision and mission of the Presbytery through our various formats, which include Tidings, the weekly e-newsletter; gatherings, the Presbytery website www.baltimorepresbytery.org; and, the annual stewardship campaign. I am also responsible for the Presbytery’s internal and external communications – its look and feel -- and I support member churches in their efforts to communicate and engage with the communities that surround them. 410.433.2012 ext.100


Chuck Brawner, Financial Administrator       

Chuck Brawner graduated from Loyola Blakefield high school in Towson. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with concentration in accounting from the University of Baltimore. He has spent the majority of his career in higher education at the Maryland Institute College of Art and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Chuck enjoys live music, working out, and Baltimore sports. He is most proud of his streak of attending every regular and post season Ravens home game since their inception. Chuck is a lifelong Hampden resident where he lives with his wife, Lisa, and their son, Brooks.


Laura Mullen, Accountant

I am responsible for routine bookkeeping/accounting for the Presbytery of Baltimore and the Trustees of Baltimore. I manage payroll, accounts payable and receivable, bank and investment reconciliations and related administrative functions. 410.433.2012 ext.101